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Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar

422 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5236
+1 434-202-7728
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (17 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
422 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5236
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner before a concert here with 6 friends - good gathering place. The staff were friendly and attentive. Menu had good variety and the food was delicious. Decent wine menu - we were surprised with a champagne sample. Perfect location for a before concert...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the easy option for Sunday Brunch. We could have driven out of town, but as it is a holiday weekend, we settled for simple. This place didn't disappoint us. The service is amenable and generally very pleasant. The servers smile and seem to...More

Thank Enjoysgoodfood21
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in here before heading back home to Roanoke. Decent wine list, some interesting cocktails, a great cheese and charcuterie plate to start. We each then had a cup of their gazpacho (very, very good) and then split the Jerk Chicken...More

Thank CTHead
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The weather was great for a visit to the Skybar on our first stop of the evening after dinner for some evening fun. The bartenders were friendly, the music was good, and great atmosphere!

Thank Debby M
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great for the setting, but the food was nothing special. The French onion soup was not so great and the onion dip was good but wasn't served with enough bread.

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Stopped for drinks after work. I had to struggle to get the bar tender's attention, but once I did, the drinks were good, meticulously prepared, and served promptly. We were offered menus, but declined. the ambiance was nice - quiet enough to get to know...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Have only been for brunch but have been many times Chicken and waffles are delicious and more than a meal Benedict comes in a few varieties and are always good Outdoor seating is great in season -- or get a seat by the windows which...More

Thank Conan O
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Had heard many great things about this place and was looking forward to trying it out. Unfortunately, poor service left us with a bad taste in our mouths. THE GOOD: Location: Commonwealth Skybar has a great location right on the Downtown Mall. Previous Reviews: In...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Met up with some coworkers here, and we were busy chatting instead of reading the menu. Our waiter was super patient with us and answered quite a few questions. I had the skirt steak, and it was delicious. It was cooked perfectly as well. The...More

Thank Christie P
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Had an early dinner with a friend here on a Monday night. It was too cold for skybar but we had a cozy corner booth, attentive but not hovering staff, delicious food, and exceptional atmosphere. I imagine earlier the restaurant would be quite romantic but...More

Thank Janell H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5236
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-202-7728
  • E-mail
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